In the round-up: Mercedes’ new power unit is believed to have gained them three-tenths of a second per lap at the last race.
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Mercedes engine upgrade worth 0.3s (F1i)
"I'm told it's 0.3s (at Monza). I don't know for sure, we haven't spoken to our Mercedes people about it."
Analysis: Why Honda faces a 240bhp headache (Motorsport)
"If you add that 160bhp deficit on to where the ICE is lacking compared to Mercedes (which is widely believed to be around 80bhp) that leaves Honda facing up to a scenario where it needs to find 240bhp if it going to match the best."
McLaren-Honda's woes, progression and where they might go from here (SomersF1)
"The problem with this is that the MGU-H isn't doing any meaningful recovery, be it lower in the rev range or higher up."
Engine-deal cost cap being considered (Autosport)
"It would also mean Red Bull, which has cut ties with Renault from next season, could use Ferrari power without posing a major threat to the works team."
Customer engine deal not a barrier to success in F1 - Christian Horner (ESPN)
"We won four world championships and 50 grands prix as a customer, so I don't see why not. I think it's just a different solution."
Never mind the dyed hair, tattoos and lifestyle, Lewis Hamilton is a genuine great (The Independent)
"In the early days at McLaren, Hamilton was seen as some kind of privileged prodigy, overly packaged in the McLaren fashion, rolling out scripted drivel in the service of the team’s blue-chip sponsors."